TV commercial for Master Blend Coffee (Japan)
1 Portrayal |
2 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
Telly Aristoteles Savalas | Telli Savales | Telly Savales
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Did You Know?
[In 1973]: The second show I did on TV, I was the lead. I made $900 and I was having fun saying some other guy's words. This is a dangerous profession for the ego.
As a philanthropist and philhellene, Savalas supported many Hellenic causes and made friends in major cities around the world. In Chicago, Telly often met with Illinois State Senators Steven G. Nash and Samuel Maragos, also Greeks, as well as Greek millionaire Simeon Frangos, who owned the famous Athens North nightclub and the Flying Carpet Hotel near O'Hare Airport.
Several of his characters have a Greek personality.